george williams

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PJC
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Excellent article by Lucky 13. Yes players do need a realistic wage as it’s only a short career.
However players who might want to take the higher wage packet elsewhere might start to see the value from becoming part of a team/culture that grows together.
Maybe ,just maybe ,this can happen at Wigan.
I will also add , not saying others don’t, that I want a strong Wire, Leeds, St Helens etc as the game benefits.
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cherry toffee wrote: Sat Apr 23, 2022 7:20 pm He didn’t go to enjoy himself though he went for the challenge
Yeah to kep the wolves up! Regelation battle!!
:lol:
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Agree he went for the challenge but also to win things.
Don't laugh, please!
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Wiganer Ted wrote: Sun Jun 05, 2022 8:25 pm Agree he went for the challenge but also to win things.
Don't laugh, please!
We they won a game at the magic weekend and he bigger up his response didn't he does that count?
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fozzieskem wrote: Tue Jun 07, 2022 12:30 pm
Wiganer Ted wrote: Sun Jun 05, 2022 8:25 pm Agree he went for the challenge but also to win things.
Don't laugh, please!
We they won a game at the magic weekend and he bigger up his response didn't he does that count?
Translation into English required please.
Regarder une fille en bikini, c'est comme avoir un revolver chargé sur sa table:
Il n'y a rien de mal a ça mais il est difficile de penser à autre chose.


Now Europe is just for holidays.
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I have always thought that with Williams you get a good grabber, a good break/pass a game and a strong defence. He went well in the NRL because he was in a team in which that level of contribution was what they wanted and needed. I haven’t seen enough of Wire to say with certainty, but if they are looking for someone to organise the team and run the show then he will not be that player. It’s a bit like when we signed Dennis Moran and asked him to guide us round the park. He went from a high scoring supporting/broken field threat to a waste of space in no time.
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josie andrews wrote: Sat Apr 30, 2022 1:43 pm
lucky 13 wrote: Tue Apr 26, 2022 6:20 pm Was a rumbling when he signed that it pushed a few noses out of joint such a big disparity. I even seem to remember being told the leadership group here wasn't keen on us bidding further for similar reasons. Likes been said it's happened before.
I don’t like this “marquee” player. I don’t think any player, and I don’t care who it is, the wages should be on a scale with bonuses. Why should one player get two or three thirds more than another player of the same calibre & quality?
Because they are not supposed to be of the same calibre and quality but on another level. This is pro sport not British Telecom where in years gone by you got a pay rise because you were a year older.

Top players can command top wages and if Wigan or any other team won't pay them, then those players will play elsewhere where they will get the financial reward.
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PJC wrote: Sun Jun 05, 2022 11:00 am However players who might want to take the higher wage packet elsewhere might start to see the value from becoming part of a team/culture that grows together.
Maybe ,just maybe ,this can happen at Wigan.
There might be one or two every now and again who stick around and we have had players like that in Lockers and Faz but these two are the exception in they are are top players. It's much easier for average players to stick around for the "culture".

In just about any walk of life and RL is no different, if you want a big pay rise you get it by moving on or at least threatening to and being willing to follow through with the threat if your bluff is called, not by remining loyal. In RL where you have players agents added to the equation its even more likely top players will move and in any case who says Wigan have a monopoly on a good culture?
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